4 days in Garden Route Itinerary

4 days in Garden Route Itinerary

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4 days in Garden Route Itinerary

Cape Town
Fly:  3​h
Plettenberg Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Oudtshoorn
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Stellenbosch

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Plettenberg Bay

Plettenberg Bay ©
As one of South Africa's most popular beach destinations, the resort town of Plettenberg Bay comes to life in December and January, when the holiday homes fill up with domestic tourists and foreigner visitors.
On the 2nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Plettenberg Bay trip itinerary planner

Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Cape Town in December, plan for little chillier days in Plettenberg Bay, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Oudtshoorn.

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Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary ©
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary
Plettenberg Beach ©
Plettenberg Beach
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary ©
Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary

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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn ©
Nestled in the arid valley of Little Karoo, the town of Oudtshoorn remains the hub of everything ostrich-related, housing the world's largest population of the flightless birds.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Meiringspoort Waterfall, then take in breathtaking views at Meiringspoort, and then experience rural life at Wilgewandel Holiday Farm.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Oudtshoorn trip itinerary planner

You can drive from Plettenberg Bay to Oudtshoorn in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for home.

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Meiringspoort Waterfall ©
Meiringspoort Waterfall
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm ©
Wilgewandel Holiday Farm
Meiringspoort ©
Meiringspoort

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